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SpaceX founder Musk speaks at a post-launch news conference in Cape Canaveral

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is reportedly raising more than $300 million in new funding, which would mean it raised over $1 billion this year alone

SpaceX is looking to raise another $314.2 million in equity funds, according to CNBC. This would push SpaceX's 2019 total to more than $1 billion.
Mattermost cofounders Corey Hulen and Ian Tien

This open source messaging startup raised $50 million to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams and rope in customers who care a lot about privacy

The messaging app raised $50 million just 4 months after its first funding. And investors aren't scared that it's competing with Slack and Microsoft.
Yellowbrick Data CEO Neil Carson

Data warehousing startup Yellowbrick Data closes $81 million to take on Amazon, Oracle and Snowflake

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick Data closed $81 million. Its COO explains how it will use the funding and stand out from from competitors.
Buttonwood Network founder Marcello Halitzer

This US tech start-up helped a maker of football helmets tap investors with new VC funding platform

A New York-based software platform that allows high growth companies to access VC funding more efficiently is gaining traction among investors.

A blockchain company that works with banks like Barclays to fight financial crimes just raised $30 million

The New York-based blockchain-analysis firm is best known for its investigation into the infamous Mt. Gox hack.
Vortexa founder Fabio Kuhn (right), uses satellite tracking in aim to disrupt the 'opaque' energy trading world.

A London tech start-up just got VC funding in aim to disrupt the archaic commodity trading world

Vortexa uses satellites, ship-tracking technology, and AI to predict and map the movements of tankers in the $7 trillion a year energy trading market.
The world of fundraising can feel opaque, but it shouldn't have to. Jeff Raider is pictured.

I cofounded Harry’s and Warby Parker. Here’s the best advice I can give you about raising money.

Jeff Raider, a cofounder of Harry's and Warby Parker, shares his comprehensive guide for raising capital. Starting a business isn't easy, so he outlines how to know whether you should raise money, what type of money you need, and the process for finding investors.
Catalog co-founders Patrick Ip and Jacobo Lumber

An ex-Googler who was part of a Noble Peace Prize-nominated project wants to reinvent the photography market

Ex-Googler Patrick Ip announced the $1.5 million seed round for his startup company Catalog on Wednesday, which was led by Moonshot Capital. Catalog connects small to medium sized brands with independent photographers.
Sequoia's Global Managing Partner Doug Leone.

The largest venture-capital fund in Silicon Valley history has raised a whopping $6 billion to take on global competitors

Sequoia Capital has raised $6 billion to take on SoftBank. It's the largest fund in Silicon Valley's history.

Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors

Warriors star wing Kevin Durant talked about his personal business strategy in a recent interview with ESPN, and his "mentors" are big-name guys who most techies would kill to have dinner with.